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23:15
23:15

NRM Sweeps Youth Council Elections in Wakiso District Amidst Teargas Tear gas 2 3

The presiding officer George Mukalazi declared Iddi Matovu the chairperson. Matovu polled 54 votes against Democratic Party (DP)’s Jonathan Semukuye who got 32 votes.
11:25
11:25

Kawempe South NRM LCV Voters Turn to Door to Door Campaigns NRM LCV primaries

The turn up is raising although at most polling stations in Kikoni, Makerere, Bwaise and Kawempe it is mostly youth groups moving with candidates posters and ply cards while chanting their names and urging people to turn up and vote.
14:59
14:59

Opposition Struggling to Front Candidates in Acholi 1 3

Most opposition politicians have opted to contest on the independent ticket while others have since reversed their decisions and joined the ruling NRM, a party they once vehemently opposed.
06:10
06:10

Village Youths Leaders Want EC to Reduce Voting Time 5 1

The youth leaders say that the time allotted during the election of village youth committees on Monday was unfavourable and affected their ability to participate in the exercise. The election was held between 8 a.m and 2 p.m But the youth leaders want the election to be limited to only two hours running between 8-10 a.m. to attract and retain a sizeable number of voters during elections.
13:45
13:45

Missing Names, Low Turn Up Mar Youths Elections In Luweero 1 4 Top story

Farouq Migadde, an independent candidate for the post of Chairperson Luweero Central Youth Committee, said although polling officials arrived on time there were few voters, which delayed the exercise.
11:59
11:59

Oryem, Anywar Face Competition From Youth For Chua East, Kitgum Municipality Seats 6 1

In Chua East Constituency, a 29-year-old former primary school teacher and radio presenter contesting on an independent ticket has already shown interest to run against Oryem. Robinson Onen Acen joins three others, Silver Otim, Charles Onen all independent candidates and Godffrey Luwa on NRM ticket in the race for Chua east constituency.
06:12
06:12

RDC Tasked to Explain Selective Enforcement of COVID-19 Guidelines in Campaigns Virtual campaigns 6 1

Many of the residents and aspirants say that the Office of the RDC and the area police are selectively enforcing the COVID-19 guidelines, especially during the ongoing NRM primaries. They say that while NRM aspirants for the District and Parliamentary seats are freely holding public rallies and processions, similar activities by the opposition are being stifled.
12:54
12:54

Luweero Residents Protest Failure to Conduct Elections in New Town Councils 1 3

The aspirants have been thrown into confusion after Assistant registrars last week nominated candidates for Special Interest Groups seats under sub-counties rather town councils.
06:14
06:14

Jie County Parliamentary Aspirant Paul Lochap Abandons FDC for NRM 2 4

Dr Lochap has also picked NRM nomination forms to compete for the Jie County Parliamentary seat, the same constituency he has previously wanted to represent on the FDC ticket. He will compete with Peter Abrahams Lokii, the NRM District Chairperson and Another contender Ambrose Lotukei, for the endorsement.
14:40
14:40

Posters Defaced As Campaigns Heat Up In Luweero defacing posters 1 3 Top story

Isma Nasur, a campaigner for Gaddafi Nasur, says that they have decided to deploy vigilantes to arrest the people behind defacing their posters.
12:36
12:36

Elders Reject Virtual Campaigns, Seek Special Plan for Karamoja 5

The districts of Amudat, Nabilatuk, Kaabong, Karenga and Napak in Karamoja, all do not have a single radio station. The elders say that even in districts with radio stations, community members do not have radio sets, which presents another challenge for candidates and their voters.
17:56
17:56

Mask Vendors Ejected from Police Check Points 1 2

James Katuntu, a mask vendor has been targeting motorists at Wandegeya. He told URN that he decided to stage at Wandegeya to sell masks to motorists stopped by police.
17:19
17:19

Luweero NRM Registrars Resort to Door To Door For Mass Registration Local Governments 1 4 Top story

Tiff Nsubuga, the Luweero Sub County NRM Party Supervisor, says village registrars were advised to move door to door so as to bring the exercise closer to people and enroll more members.
18:53
18:53

Voter's Register Display Exercise: Kasese Municipality Records Low Turn Up voters 3 1 Top story

The display officer, who only identified herself as Samantha, said there was a low turn up since the exercise begun. She also said that a number of voters, who didn’t find their names on the register, said they wouldn’t bother checking at the neighboring stations.
11:36
11:36

Mayors Want Nomination Dates Revised 5

Moses Kayondo Ssebalamu the LC 3 Chairperson of Wobulenzi town council says that the long campaign period affects service delivery as the office bearers abandon them to join the race to save their seats
16:20
16:20

PWDs Demand Deployment of Sign Language Interpreters at Polling Stations 4 1

They argue that persons with hearing impairments find difficulties to participate in electoral processes especially during campaigns and voting.
20:07
20:07

Expelled MPs Did Not Get Fair Hearing-Lawyers 1 3

On Thursday George Karemera and Eric Sabiti lawyers from the Attorney General and Electoral Commission respectively argued that the constitutional court ruling was unlawful because the MPs were not given the chance to defend themselves in court.
18:03
18:03

EA Court Sets Date for Ruling on Application to Block 2021 Elections Age Limit 1

This is according to a notice signed by the Registrar of the East African Court of Justice Yufnalis Okubo summoning Uganda’s Attorney General and Mabirizi to go and receive the ruling.
13:07
13:07

Forming Alliance will Defeat Museveni in 2021 Elections - Gen. Muntu 2

Gen. Muntu says opposition should agree on one candidate during presidential, parliamentary and local council elections come 2021.
16:41
16:41

Women in Karamoja Take Up Leadership Positions in ANT 2

The regional and district leaders were unveiled on Tuesday in Moroto town during a regional induction workshop organized by the party to equip the leaders with knowledge on leadership and public speaking.
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